THE BAD 8 SUPERSIZE v2.0 – PART VIII


MERCEDES-BENZ R-CLASS


Top 3 Reasons For Avoiding: Jumpins’ that’s a lot of money for an uglier-than-a-minivan tall wagon. Couldn’t Mercedes-Benz think of something better to do with 5,000 pounds of metal and leather? Every single dimension requires an even larger number than you previously though possible.

Alternatives: Mercedes-Benz GL350 Bluetec, Mercedes-Benz GLK350,Audi A6 Avant

Base USD Price: $49,300

Ideal Owner: Jane is a semi-retired realtor in SoCal with a yearning for her first Benz and a need to squish in the grandchildren on infrequent occasions. “But those SUVs are so impolite”, she says.

Necessary Incentivizing B4 Purchase: Pricing closer to the B-Class than the GL-Class.